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solid geometry

n.
The branch of mathematics that deals with three-dimensional figures and surfaces.
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solid geometry

n
(Mathematics) the branch of geometry concerned with the properties of three-dimensional geometric figures
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sol′id geom′etry


n.
the geometry of solid figures; geometry of three dimensions.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solid geometry - the geometry of 3-dimensional spacesolid geometry - the geometry of 3-dimensional space
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
geometry - the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces
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Translations

solid geometry

ngeometria solida
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